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Half Bird Half Cluckin' Cosmic
Bob Barnes

Half Bird Chicken & Beer Opens in Henderson

Brian Howard (chef/owner of Sparrow + Wolf) opened his Half Bird Chicken & Beer in Chinatown in the summer of 2022, and has now closed that location, but the concept has hatched in a new location in Henderson, at 725 S Green Valley Pkwy at Horizon Ridge.

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Begin With The End In Mind
A.D. Cook

Six Words That Made Me A Better [ __________ ]

Start With The End In MindWhatever it is, see it first, entirely in your mind’s eye, and create what you see. There you go, end of post, end of story, fini. It’s as simple as that. The end. Like Forest (aka Mr. Gump) might say, “That’s all I got to say about that,“

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Visit my YouTube Channel @ADCook
A.D. Cook

My New YouTube Channel @ADCook

I’ve been putting this off for ages, but I recently decided it was finally time to resolve my old YouTube issues and build a new channel to host and share my videos — the old and new alike. My new YouTube channel ( YouTube.com/@ADCook ) includes several art creation videos of my automotive-inspired art, motorcycle portraits, and fine art nudes on canvas and metal, event videos from various art shows and exhibits, along with my observations and stories of art, love, Las Vegas, and beyond.

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A.D. Cook

A Day At The Races

What a day! It’s been a while since I’ve been to a race in Las Vegas and even longer since I’ve experienced anything like today. It was loud, with the smell of fuel, WD40, burnt rubber in the air, and gritty dust in the wind. And that was just on the track. Overhead, amazing U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 Fighter Falcons fighter jets were practicing their moves with a few flyovers. And although it was a bit chilly, it was a blast of a day!

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Happy Holidays 2023
A.D. Cook

Happy Holidays 2023

As the holiday season approaches, our hearts and minds turn to those we love and cherish. In this joyous time of year, I want to take a moment to extend my warmest wishes to you and your family. May this Christmas be filled with moments of laughter, love, and peace that will last throughout the year.

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A.D. Cook

The Gift Of Art

An artist’s greatest gift is their passion and talent, with a desire to create. Art is without a doubt one of the most personal and subjective things that one can choose to have in their lives.

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Thanksgiving Pumpkins 2023
A.D. Cook

Happy Thanksgiving 2023

Thanksgiving is a great time to connect with the important people in our lives. Being surrounded by friends and family while enjoying delicious food and making unforgettable memories is the epitome of what Thanksgiving is all about.

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A.D. Cook

What’s New?

There’s so much going on; it’s hard sometimes to keep up with everything and everyone. That’s why it’s best to follow big stories on this website’s Posts and Updates section. After all, this is where my stories originate, so you can’t get any closer than here :-).

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1953 & 2023 Corvettes at Southern Highlands Golf Club
A.D. Cook

Corvette Art Countdown

Mark your calendar. The date is confirmed for the official LUSTER Art Exhibition launch at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to unveil my two supersized artworks celebrating Corvette’s 70th anniversary as America’s Sports Car.

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SEMA Show Las Vegas 2023
A.D. Cook

SEMA Las Vegas 2023

This year’s Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association Show was the biggest, baddest, best car show I’ve ever attended.

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